Air France Pumps €50m Into Cabin Redesign

Air France has invested €50m ($54.2m) into redesigning new medium-haul cabins on its fleet of A319 aircraft.

Air France has invested €50m ($54.2m) into redesigning new medium-haul cabins on its fleet of A319 aircraft.

The French flag carrier said it will fit 24 A319s with new cabins in the first half of 2015, and then 25 A320s in the first half of 2016.

Economy and business class on the aircraft will feature leather seats and enhanced inflight services as a result of the investment.

Frédéric Gagey, chairman and CEO of Air France, said: “We need to be offensive to win the battle on medium-haul routes. With these new cabins, we aim to be among the best in the world. Winning the preference of each customer on departure from Europe is now a strategic priority of our Perform 2020 plan.”

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